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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Free Expression, Children and 21st-century Media

11:10am, Friday 4 July 2014, The Children's Media Conference, Sheffield

As children form friendships and express themselves online, how should social and children’s media help kids and teens navigate digital perils as well as pleasures?

A Battle of Ideas event at The Children’s Media Conference 2014.

(Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra.)


David Bowden (press & special projects manager, Academy of Ideas)
Marc Goodchild (co-founder,; partner, The Little Big Partnership)
Claire Lilley (head of child safety online, NSPCC)
Catherine McAllister (head of safeguarding and child protection, BBC Children’s; executive producer, Independents, CBeebies)
Simon Milner (policy director for UK, Middle East and Africa, Facebook)
Rebecca Newton (chief community and safety officer, Mind Candy)

Chair: Shirley Dent (associate fellow, Academy of Ideas)

For full speaker details, see The Children’s Media Conference website.